15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow, Bus to Fort William
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 3 nights
Train
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London
— 4 nights
Fly

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Fort William

Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then get a new perspective on things with Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary planning website.

New York City, USA to Fort William is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

3
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Cockermouth

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): relax and float downstream with Keswick Extreme Outdoor Activities, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, contemplate the waterfront views at Wast Water, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip itinerary website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Cockermouth by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cockermouth, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). There's still lots to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, identify plant and animal life at Lake District Sheepdog Experience, and admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere trip builder tool.

Getting from Cockermouth to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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London

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, walk around Hyde Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London tour site.

Getting from Windermere to London by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. June in London sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.